Te Wānanga o Raukawa Graduation, Saturday 9 December at Ngā Purapura, Tasman Road commencing at 9.30 a.m.
The Poetic Condition: De Dichterlijke Aard, 28 Oct to 10 Dec. www.backwalgallery.com, Sat & Sun, 10am – 4pm, or by appointment 021 2605723.
Te Horo Christmas Market 9 Dec 10am
Christmas in the Park Variety Show, Sat 16th Dec 3pm, Ōtaki domain, gold coin.
Ōtaki Women’s Health Group AGM Ōtaki Community Health Centre, 186 Mill Road, 9.30 am Thursday 14th Dec
Kapiti Food Fair. Saturday 2 Dec 10 to 3 Mazengarb Reserve, Paraparaumu. Entry: Free up to 18 | $5 per adult
Kai and Carols Tuesday 5 Dec 6pm Waitohu School. Bring fish and chips or a picnic.
Ōtaki Junior Sport’s Day, Domain Wednesday, 6 Dec 10.30
Ōtaki Authors’ Event Meet Renée and Di Buchan Gertrude Atmore Room. Fri 1 Dec, 3.30pm
Cultural Based Digital Workshops for youth aged 14 – 23. free Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Ra Maumahara – The East Coast Wars 5 Dec. 6:30 PM free
Mata & the Mysterious Musical Maunga 8 Dec 6.30. Gold coin entry
Taiao Tuesday “Yesterday” Dec 12. 6.30
Ōtaki Christmas At the Races: Fri 1 Dec, Thu 21 Dec, Ōtaki Racecourse
Christmas Grand Circle Rail Cruise Sun 3 Dec Ōtaki Station, Tickets 0800 783 264. Circumnavigate the Tararuas.
The East Coast Wars: The rebel warrior Te Kooti and the rebel prophet Rua Kenana. Tues 5 Dec 6:30pm , Māoriland Hub, Main St, Ōtaki, $6 cash only.
Sunday Market: (Ōtaki Women’s Community Club). SH1 Ōtaki.
Te Horo Market: First Sunday of the month. 10am – 12:30pm. 5 Nov.
Te Horo Drinks and Nibbles: First Friday of the month. Te Horo Hall, 5:30 – 7:30pm, 3 Nov.
Waitohu Stream and Dune Care Group
Every Monday, 9.30–11.am, north Ōtaki Beach
Ōtaki Community Recovery Centre:
Every Friday, 9:30 – 11-30am, House of Hope, 7 Waerenga Rd, Ōtaki.
Gentle exercises for people recovering from stroke or injury, operation, illness, or problems like arthritis.
Ōtaki Museum: Thu, Fri, Sat, 10am – 2pm, 49 Main St, Ōtaki.
Breakfast Club: 8am – 8:45am, every school day, Ōtaki Baptist, Cnr Te Manuao Rd and SH1, Ōtaki.
Cobblers soup lunches: Thurs 11.30am–1.30pm, Supper Room, Memorial Hall, Main St, Ōtaki. Open to everyone. No charge, but koha welcome.
Kori Kaumata — exercise for seniors: Tues & Thurs 10am, The Hub Church, 157 Tasman Road, Ōtaki. $3 per session.
Sit and Be Fit: every Friday at Body and Soul gym. 9.30 to 12.00
Zumba Fitness and Zumba Gold Daily at Body and Soul. Check gym for times
Carols at Cedarwood 6.30 Sun 17 Dec 17 Parata st Waikanae
Wild About Reading Ōtaki library Jan 3-26
Festival of Pots & Garden Art Anam Cara Rangiuru road 20-28 Jan